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How to stay fit and healthy this year

January 26, 2015

Losing weight and taking care of your body is hard work, but three Chicago trainers sat down with The Chronicle to discuss how people can get fit and stay healthy.How to reach the trainers:Nnamdi Ugbaj...

Monique Doron's winning design and the brand of Manifest 2015. 

Students elect sophomore as Manifest 2015 creative director

December 8, 2014

Monique Doron, a sophomore art + design major who submitted her artwork on a whim, has been named Manifest’s 2015 creative director.Each year, students are able to submit designs that may determine t...

Four of Columbia’s choral groups performed, including the pop orchestra, gospel repertory ensemble, gospel choir and jazz pop choir. The concert concluded with a collaborative performance from all groups.

Choirs sing to help All Chicago

December 8, 2014

More than $5,000 was raised for All Chicago, a nonprofit organization helping the homeless, at Columbia’s Hope, Help & Humanity benefit concert Dec. 2 at Jones College Prep High School, 700 S. Stat...

IlliniCare Health establishes center in North Lawndale

IlliniCare Health establishes center in North Lawndale

December 8, 2014

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Jeff Joy, CEO of IlliniCare Health, announced in a Nov. 21 press release that the company will provide 300 additional jobs in Chicago.  As a result of the Affordable Care Act and ...

CTA cracks down on U-Pass sharing

The Chicago Transit Authority is cracking down on students sharing their U-Passes, confiscating misused cards.

By Assistant Campus Editor

December 1, 2014

In an effort to recoup lost revenue and ensure fair usage, the Chicago Transit Authority is cracking down on students who abuse their U-Passes.The CTA is actively seeking out students who lend their Ventra U...

Demonstrators head north on Lake Shore Drive shouting “we shut sh-- down” as they march unified in disapproval of the decision to not indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.

Fighting for Ferguson

December 1, 2014

Chants and shouting echoed through the streets of Chicago Nov. 24 after the grand jury findings in the Michael Brown case were read in Ferguson, Missouri. The failure to indict led to protesters march...

Chris Pine and Anna Kendrick are two of the actors in the star-studded cast of Walt Disney Studios’ newest film, “Into the Woods,” which will debut this Christmas.

Pine, Kendrick sing their way to big screen in ‘Into The Woods’

December 1, 2014

After directing movie recreations of classic musicals “Annie” and “Chicago,” Rob Marshall is bringing Stephen Sondheim’s classic musical “Into The Woods” to the big screen Dec. 25 through...

Briar Street Theatre, 3133 N. Halsted St., is home to Chicago’s branch of the popular Blue Man Group production.

Local female performing artist auditions for Blue Man Group

November 24, 2014

Erica Gressman, a local performance artist, was the only female among 70-plus men at the open casting call for Chicago’s branch of the Blue Man Group on Nov. 11 at Briar Street Theatre, 3133 N. Halsted S...

Nancy Updike, a founding producer of podcast giant

As podcasts expand, funding competition toughens

November 17, 2014

For a radio conference, there was a lot of extraneous noise Nov. 9 in the meeting rooms at the Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza, 350 W. Mart Center Drive, during the Third Coast International Audio Festival. ...

Shields flies onto silver screen in 'Mockingjay — Part 1'

Shields flies onto silver screen in ‘Mockingjay — Part 1’

November 17, 2014

At the age of 10, actress Willow Shields was cast in her first major film role as Primrose “Prim” Everdeen in “The Hunger Games” films. Four years later, she is still playing Prim and is gearing up...

Heritage Bicycles General Store will open its new branch, Heritage Outpost, 1325 W. Wilson Ave., under the new FLATS high-rise in Uptown later in November.

Local bike shop, cafe hybrid expands to Uptown

November 17, 2014

Melissa and Michael Salvatore, co-owners of Heritage Bicycles General Store in Lakeview, are set to open Heritage Outpost, a new branch of their original bicycle and coffee shop, in Uptown by the end ...

Stuffed Chili Peppers

Recipe: Stuffed Red Peppers

November 17, 2014

As someone who does not always eat meat, I often struggle to find vegetarian options that are easy to make and high enough in protein to make up for a meatless meal. However, stuffed red chili peppers m...

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